Applied Physics B

, Volume 96, Issue 4, pp 803–807

High-power 888-nm-pumped Nd:YVO4 1342-nm oscillator operating in the TEM00 mode

  • F. Lenhardt
  • M. Nittmann
  • T. Bauer
  • J. Bartschke
  • J. A. L’huillier
Article

Abstract

We report on a high-power 888-nm-pumped continuous-wave Nd:YVO4 laser at 1342 nm. An output power of 24 W emitted into a diffraction limited beam with an M2 parameter better than <1.1 is demonstrated. At an absorbed pump power of 84 W the optical conversion efficiency is 29%.

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42.55.Xi 42.60.Pk 42.60.By 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Lenhardt
    • 1
  • M. Nittmann
    • 2
  • T. Bauer
    • 2
  • J. Bartschke
    • 2
  • J. A. L’huillier
    • 1
  1. 1.Fachbereich PhysikTechnische Universitaet KaiserslauternKaiserslauternGermany
  2. 2.Xiton Photonics GmbHKaiserslauternGermany

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